Sunday, August 1, 2021

Breaking Island News

Asia: Hopes of Reconciliation Dashed As Conflict Over Dispute Senkaku Islands Intensifies

Turbulent times in the East China Seas – after reports of a thaw in relations between Japan and China, the argument surrounding the disputed Senkaku Island Group has once again intensified.

The Disputed Senkaku / Diaoyu Islands Group

What a difference a week makes. After years of arguments surrounding the …Read More: Asia: Hopes of Reconciliation Dashed As Conflict Over Dispute Senkaku Islands Intensifies

Breaking Island News

Italy: Marriott Hotel Group to Open Private Island Resort in the Venice Lagoon

JW Marriot Venice Resort - Photo Courtesy of JW Marriot

The luxury imprint of the Marriott Hotel Group has this week announced it plans to open the doors of its first private island project, the JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa in 2015

JW Marriott Venice Resort – Photo Courtesy of JW Marriott

Marriott International has this week announced that …Read More: Italy: Marriott Hotel Group to Open Private Island Resort in the Venice Lagoon

Breaking Island News

Asia: Hopes of Reconciliation Dashed As Conflict Over Dispute Senkaku Islands Intensifies

Turbulent times in the East China Seas – after reports of a thaw in relations between Japan and China, the argument surrounding the disputed Senkaku Island Group has once again intensified.

(The remote East China Sea islands)

What a difference a week makes. After years of arguments surrounding the hotly-contested Senkaku …Read More: Asia: Hopes of Reconciliation Dashed As Conflict Over Dispute Senkaku Islands Intensifies

Breaking Island News

Cambodia: Prince Albert of Monaco Promotes Conservation on Song Saa Private Island

The Song Saa Foundation and its Royal Government of Cambodia and Fauna & Flora International partners hosted HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco in the country’s incredible Koh Rong Archipelago.

(Image Courtesy of Song Saa Island Resort)

In his official capacity as President of the Prince Albert II of …Read More: Cambodia: Prince Albert of Monaco Promotes Conservation on Song Saa Private Island

Breaking Island News

Asia: Tensions Mount in South China Sea as China Develops Artificial Island for Military Airbase

Fiery Cross Reef, Spratly Islands - Photo Courtesy of www.janes.com

Chinese officials have created a 3,000 meter reef in the hotly-contested Spratly Islands, sparking fears that the People’s Republic has plans to build airbase to further stake its claim in the region.

Fiery Cross Reef, Spratly Islands – Photo Courtesy of www.janes.com

Satellite images suggest that Chinese officials are in the …Read More: Asia: Tensions Mount in South China Sea as China Develops Artificial Island for Military Airbase

Breaking Island News

Ireland: Wild Wallabies Hide Out on Private Island in Republic of Ireland

Lambay Island - Courtesy of UCD.ie

Despite being 10,000 miles away from their natural habitat in Australia, the marsupial species is positively thriving in its unusual, new abode – a remote private island in Dublin!

Lambay Island – Courtesy of UCD.ie

Amongst the wild deer, cattle and rare birds roaming about the rugged landscape of Lambay Island …Read More: Ireland: Wild Wallabies Hide Out on Private Island in Republic of Ireland

Environment

Maldives: Private Island Resorts Unite to Save the Maldives from a Natural Catastrophe

The island resorts of the Maldives are working together to rescue the popular tourist destination from impending natural disaster – Private Island News finds out how.

Luxury Resort Island, Maldives

Whilst the effects of global warming have been well-documented throughout the international press, few people are aware that the world’s lowest-lying …Read More: Maldives: Private Island Resorts Unite to Save the Maldives from a Natural Catastrophe

Island Gossip

Worldwide: Feel-good Friday at Private Island News

Greek Island in the Ionian Sea - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

As the world winds down for the weekend, Private Island News is celebrating feel-good Friday – sharing a series of island-related anecdotes and imagery that are bound to put a smile on your face.

Greek Island in the Ionian Sea – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Vladi Private Islands …Read More: Worldwide: Feel-good Friday at Private Island News